Blue Rock Lode

The Blue Rock Lode is a mine located in Jefferson county, Montana at an elevation of 6,001 feet.

About the MRDS Data:

All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

Mine Info

Name: Blue Rock Lode  

State:  Montana

County:  Jefferson

Elevation: 6,001 Feet (1,829 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 45.98361, -112.30528

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Satelite View

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Satelite image of the Blue Rock Lode

Blue Rock Lode MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Blue Rock Lode


Commodity

Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Silver


Location

State: Montana
County: Jefferson
District: Pipestone District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Mrs. Hilma Kanto


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1939
Discovery Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: R
Description: Boulder Batholith


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: ASSAY REPORT (SAMPLE FROM VEIN IN TUNNEL):


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Commodity): ALLEGED MINERAL ON CLAIM IS GOLD. 0.24 OZS AU, 0.36 OZS AG (BOTH PER TON)

Comment (Workings): HOUSE; OLD TUNNEL CAVED IN AFTER 100 FT.

Comment (Geology): BUTTE GRANITE PRESENT.


References

Reference (Deposit): 1940 DIREXPL USFS


Colorized Mining Photos

Drumlummon Mine at Marysville, Montana late 1880s

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